WICHITA GRAND OPERA PRESENTS OPERA ON THE LAKE: ROCK OPERA!
MAY 30, 2019
Time: 7 p.m. Admission: Free; Reserved Seating $45
Location: Bradley Fair at Wilson Estates, Rock Road & 21st Street, Wichita, KS 67206
Don’t miss this annual gift to the community as the Wichita Grand Opera brings Bradley Fair to life with Opera on the Lake: Rock Opera! This year’s theme brings favorites like “La Vie Boheme” from RENT, Elton John’s “Aida,” songs from Madama Butterfly and Jesus Christ Superstar. The event is free, but for $45 patrons can reserve seats in advance.
2019 WICHITA RIVERFEST
MAY 31-JUNE 8, 2019
Time: Times for activities vary Admission: Buttons $10 Adults; $5 Kids
Location: Downtown Wichita, Wichita, KS 67202
Don’t miss the largest and longest-running party in Kansas when the 2019 Wichita Riverfest kicks off May 31. With nine days of jam-packed fun and excitement, there are activities for all ages and all interests. From the popular Stock Tank Races, paddle boats, river tours and waterski races to delicious food and exciting concerts, Riverfest is the place to be this summer in Wichita.
TORTOISE ENCOUNTER AT SEDGWICK COUNTY ZOO
SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS, JUNE 1 THROUGH OCT. 27, 2019
Time: 2 p.m. Admission: Non-Members $40; Members $35 + admission
Location: Sedgwick County Zoo, 5555 Zoo Blvd., Wichita, KS 67212
Get to know the giant Aldabra tortoises at the Sedgwick County Zoo. Go into the tortoise habitat with a keeper to learn about Aldabras in the wild, meet the three who call SCZ their home and feed them a snack. Zoo admission or membership ID is required. Admission is not included in the cost of the Encounter ticket. Encounters for children 2 and under are free. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult who must also purchase a ticket for the encounter.
POLO ON THE PLAINS
JUNE 1, 2019
Time: 3:30-8 p.m. Admission: $125 per person
Location: Fairfield Polo Club, 9420 S. Broadway St., Haysville, KS 67060
Experience the unique sport of polo in Wichita at the Fairfield Polo Club just south of Wichita. The club offers fun, competitive entertainment from June through September. Polo on the Plains is an awesome event benefiting Kidzcope, which is a bereavement support center offering children, teens and families lifelong coping skills after the death of a loved one.
LOVE! VALOUR! COMPASSION!
JUNE 2, 2019
Time: 8-10:30 p.m. Admission: $20-$30
Location: Roxy’s Downtown, 412 ½ E. Douglas Ave., Wichita, KS 67202
Don’t miss this Tony Award-winning show set at a lakeside summer vacation home in Dutchess County, just two hours north of New York City. In this incredible performance, eight gay friends spend three major summer holiday weekends together filled with hilarious one-liners and genuine sentiment. This show is for adults only.